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The Other Side is the official podcast of a great comedy club, the DC Improv.

Jul 29, 2015

Sean is doing comedy seven nights a week in DC. As the guy behind Underground Comedy, he's organizing shows and perfomring all around town. August 6-9 he emcees at the DC Improv for the first time, opening up for Tammy Pescatelli.

We talk about his pre-comedy desire to save the world, his super-easygoing demeanor,...


Jul 23, 2015

The world's greatest comedic hypnotist is back in town to headline the club July 23-26. We talk about better parenting through hypnosis and the very distressing drinking games Flip plays with his wife. Then we kick around some dream suggestions for Donald Trump and a few other people in the news. Another fun...


Jul 17, 2015

Ari grew up in Silver Spring, then took his life a whole new direction by moving to LA and deciding to dedicate himself to stand-up. Between travel, comedy and drugs, he's had amazing experiences, lots of which he now shares on stage -- and on his Comedy Central storytelling series "This is Not Happening."

Hanging...


Jul 16, 2015

Seaton Smith left the green pastures of Washington to make it big in comedy world. And it worked! He's all over the New York scene and he starred in the Fox sitcom "Mulaney." But you can go home again! This Thursday (July 16) he's at the Improv recording his first comedy album. Ready for the hard sell? GO!


Jul 10, 2015

In this very NPR-ish episode, we're talking about the science of teaching the art of comedy. First we chat with Martie Cook, the woman behind the new Comedic Arts major at Emerson College in Boston. Then we've got Chris Coccia in studio with his perspective from teaching the DC Improv's stand-up comedy class.

And...